POWERLIFTING for STRENGTH

The complete strength coach curriculum

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POWERLIFTING FOR STRENGTH 

The Complete Strength Coach Curriculum: 

 

Powerlifting is exciting sports in its own right. The modern powerlifting type of strength training is however, also a superb base for nearly any type of athlete - as it develops power, strength, explosivity and coordination. In addition, it reduces injury rate in the main sport.  

The curriculum that Mark and Pjotr have put together is based on a joint 75+ years of training, competing and coaching experience in powerlifting. 

 

This course is targeted at the following groups: 

- A person who aims to become a powerlifting coach. 

- Powerlifting athletes.  

- Strength coaches for athletes and sports teams.

- Athletes with a desire for indepth knowledge about strength training. 

- Personal trainers. 

- General public fitness coaches.   

The objective of the course is to convey a real-world practical usable toolbox to create better performing Powerlifters and Sports Athletes.  

 

Subjects Covered: 

The history of powerlifting 

The 3 lifts - theory and practice 

Noticing, analyzing and improving of the weak points 

Programming/Periodization 

Didactics 

Nutrition for strength athletes 

Gym Safety  

Injury prevention 

Sport Psychology 

Anti Doping 

Powerlifting rules 

Powerlifting meets practice 

Equipment knowledge 

 

The curriculum is as follows:  

- Duration: 3 months 

- 5 onsite 2 days session weekends 

- 9 online sessions 

 

Start Date:   21-11-2021 

End Date:    20-02-2022 

 

On-site sessions:

20/21   Nov 2021

18/19   Dec 2021

8/9      Jan 2022

29/30  Jan 2022

19/20  Feb 2022

Online sessions (always from 19:00 / 20:30)

23  Nov 2021

30 Nov 2021

21  Dec 2021

4   Jan 2022

11  Jan 2022

18 Jan 2022

25 Jan 2022

1    Feb 2022

15  Feb 2022

 

Certification Criteria: 

- Attendance 

- Homework assignments 

- Theory Exam 

- Practical Didactics Exam 

- Paper/Report on guiding athletes 

 

Venue: 

ATC Sports Luxembourg 

22 rue de l’industrie 

8399 Koerich 

Luxembourg 

 

Cost: 

Regular € 2199  

Regular – (1@ registration, 4 monthly) 5 installments @439,80 

Early bird full payment 10% discount  

Early bird monthly installment - 5% discount - 5 installments (1@ registration, 4 monthly) 

 

Early bird .. Booking before 1 October 2021 

(Includes Lunch, Excludes Hotel, dinner)

 

Enrollment: 

BOOKING LINK 

Contact us info@atcsports.lu for more info or pre-registration

Your Instructors: 

 

Pjotr Van Den Hoek  

  • Coach Wageningen University, Tilburg University and Eindhoven University, the Netherlands 

  • Headmaster Dalarna University, Powerlifting course, Sweden  

  • International athlete 20 years. 

  • International CAT 1 referee 

  • International Powerlifting coach level 2 

  • National coach Dutch juniors and seniors 

  • Highest IPF points in the Netherlands 

  • Second place Powerlifting in the World 

  • Third place Powerlifting in Europe 

  • First place bench press in Europe 

  • Athlete representative International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) 

  •  

Mark Notschaele 

  • Mechanical Engineer, owner and founder of ATC Sports - has been lifting weights since 1981. 

  • He has vast knowledge of all aspects of strength training. Over the decades he was engaged in soccer, bodybuilding, powerlifting, strongman, 42km marathons and off-road motorbike rallies. He is still actively competing in Powerlifting and Strongman. 

  • He studied "Strength&Conditioning" at the ISSA, holds a trainer certificate in Olympic Lifting, is an official Powerlifting Trainer recognised by the Dutch Strength Sports Federation, and studied Sports Psychology at uni in Nijmegen, NL. 

  • He is teaching Sports Performance Management Organisation at the LUNEX Sport University and is Country Manager for Sideline Sports XPS .